Candidate since 2017
Born: 1953 – Hunan, China
Zehua Tan, born in 1953 in China, who grew up surrounded by watches. He served his apprenticeship with his father since 1966, who was a famous local watch repairman, then worked at a watch factory for 14 years. In 1980, he started to run his own watch shop. During over 50 years’ working experience in this field, he spent 40 years in repairing antique watch and clock. In recent more than 10 years, he focus on watchmaking.
He has designed four different watch movements and invented a new Di-axial escapement which has been applied for patent. He try his best to bring innovation to these systems in order to have better performance.